Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners)

Level: Beginner (0/A2)

This course covers the four skills listening, reading, writing and speaking. In addition, we will look at the basics of Dutch grammar and Dutch vocabulary.

Are you curious what it is like to attend language classes in our virtual classroom? Watch our demo and take a (online) tour in our virtual classroom.

Classroom course

€450,00

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Starting from 7 September 2020

+ 1 more dates

Virtual classroom

€ 395,00

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Starting from 8 September 2020

+ 1 more dates

About the Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners) course

The following themes will be used:

  • getting to know each other
  • on the road / going out
  • making a date
  • relatives
  • parties
  • going shopping
  • living accommodation,
  • work / leisure time
  • visiting the doctor
  • asking for information

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Learning goals

This Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners) course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level A2 in a short period of time.

Participants can understand the most important aspects of clear standard texts on subjects that they frequently come across at work, at school or during their leisure time. They can deal with most situations that can arise while travelling in areas where Dutch is spoken. They can produce simple texts on subjects that are familiar or that are of interest to them. They can describe experiences and occurrences, dreams, expectations and ambitions, and they can briefly explain their opinions and intentions.

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Method

Different competences will be discussed during the classes. Assignments will be made in class, in groups, pairs or individually. More information about the course programme, homework and suggestions for additional online exercises will be published on the electronic learning environment.

In this course we use the book De opmaat. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.

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Time Investment

This Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners) course consists of 17 sessions of 1 hour 75 minutes at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 30 hours.

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Practical

  • The language of instruction is Dutch.
  • In this course we use the book De opmaat. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.
  • Participants should attend at least 80% of the meetings. Please note that this is a fast course, especially suitable for German speakers. There will be no final test.
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 15% discount. Please register with your UU email address. Your registration will then be processed automatically.

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Schedule

  • Starting date: 7 September 2020 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday7 September 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday9 September 202020:1522:00
    Monday14 September 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday16 September 202020:1522:00
    Monday21 September 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday23 September 202020:1522:00
    Monday28 September 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday30 September 202020:1522:00
    Monday5 October 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday7 October 202020:1522:00
    Monday12 October 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday14 October 202020:1522:00
    Monday19 October 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday21 October 202020:1522:00
    Monday26 October 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday28 October 202020:1522:00
    Monday2 November 202020:1522:00

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  • Starting date: 8 September 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday8 September 202020:0021:45
    Thursday10 September 202020:0021:45
    Tuesday15 September 202020:0021:45
    Thursday17 September 202020:0021:45
    Tuesday22 September 202020:0021:45
    Thursday24 September 202020:0021:45
    Tuesday29 September 202020:0021:45
    Thursday1 October 202020:0021:45
    Tuesday6 October 202020:0021:45
    Thursday8 October 202020:0021:45
    Tuesday13 October 202020:0021:45
    Thursday15 October 202020:0021:45
    Tuesday20 October 202020:0021:45
    Thursday22 October 202020:0021:45
    Tuesday27 October 202020:0021:45
    Thursday29 October 202020:0021:45
    Tuesday3 November 202020:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday16 November 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday18 November 202018:0019:45
    Monday23 November 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday25 November 202018:0019:45
    Monday30 November 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday2 December 202018:0019:45
    Monday7 December 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday9 December 202018:0019:45
    Monday14 December 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday16 December 202018:0019:45
    Monday4 January 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday6 January 202118:0019:45
    Monday11 January 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday13 January 202118:0019:45
    Monday18 January 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday20 January 202118:0019:45
    Monday25 January 202118:0019:45

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  • Starting date: 17 November 2020 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday17 November 202020:1522:00
    Thursday19 November 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday24 November 202020:1522:00
    Thursday26 November 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday1 December 202020:1522:00
    Thursday3 December 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday8 December 202020:1522:00
    Thursday10 December 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday15 December 202020:1522:00
    Thursday17 December 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday5 January 202120:1522:00
    Thursday7 January 202120:1522:00
    Tuesday12 January 202120:1522:00
    Thursday14 January 202120:1522:00
    Tuesday19 January 202120:1522:00
    Thursday21 January 202120:1522:00
    Tuesday26 January 202120:1522:00

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